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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Refugees #131044

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 05, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Relief effort to deal with refugees in Jordan reported.

(In northeast Jordan: Jim Bittermann) Arrival of more and more refugees at camp in Jordan featured; scenes shown to illustrate living conditions in these camps. [REFUGEE - comments.] [Jordanian Red Crescent Khaled Abu-HALINEH - says it is worse than an earthquake.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Problems faced by displaced foreign workers in Kuwait featured; 600 Indian workers reported leaving Kuwait by ship, thus avoiding being stranded in refugee camps in Jordan and Turkey. [Harvard University professor Dwight PERKINS - says nations like India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have no economic incentives to bring workers home from Kuwait.] [Filipino ambassador to United States Emmanuel PELAEZ - says economic situation will be difficult for the Philippines.] [Sri Lankan ambassador to United Nations Daya PERERA - says effort will be made to resettle them elsewhere.]

Bittermann, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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